Homecoming Season in Long Beach

It’s homecoming season at Long Beach high schools, which means there’s a lot of planning you are most likely now doing!

It’s about getting the right outfit and planning to look your best. Part of homecoming dance is arriving with flowers, including a homecoming corsage for her and a boutonniere for him. Some girls even like to put flowers in their hair as part of their homecoming look.

Whatever you are thinking of, consider our Long Beach flower shop as your partner in getting ready for the big dance. Not only are our homecoming flowers unique and fresh, but they are also affordable and convenient to pick up.

Here are some of the options we have available for corsages, which have matching boutonnieres available:

 

3-HOT PINK ROSE CORSAGE WRISTLETT

This wristlett corsage includes three hot pink roses, red dendrobium orchids and hypericum, hot pink grass, rhinestones, and greenery. wrist.

CRESCENT CORSAGE

This wristlett corsage offers pink roses, green dendrobium orchids, and ribbons in a crescent shape. 

CYMBIDIUM AND ROSE WRISTLET

This corsage wristlett includes white cymbidium orchids, pink roses, eucalyptus, variegated pittosporum, ribbon, and silver decor wire.

WHITE FANCY FREESIA CORSAGE

This elegant corsage can be placed on the wrist or pinned on. Its white color scheme includes roses, spray roses, and freesia along with blue belladonna delphinium, a ribbon, and seeded eucalyptus.  

ROSES IN BOMBAY

This gorgeous corsage includes white roses, Bombay dendrobiums, rhinestones, and ivy along with a white bow.

Don’t forget that if you call now, you can also schedule an appointment to get custom homecoming flowers. You’ll need an appointment with our floral design team, but you will certainly stand out on that crowded dance floor with a corsage that no one else has!

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October Events and Special Days to Enjoy in Long Beach

October is so much more than just the month where Halloween lands on the last day. There are numerous other special occasions that are good to remember and celebrate that will show others that you are thinking of them and appreciate that they are part of your life.

This starts next week with Bosses Day (October 16th) and Bosses Week (October 16-21). That’s followed by the Sweetest Day on October 21st, a day in which you think of sweet ways to express yourself to others you care about. Then, if you have a spouse, you won’t want to forget about Mother-in-Law Day on October 22nd.

Each of these special days can be highlighted with a special gift from our Long Beach flower shop for a local recipient. Or, many of our products can be shipped anywhere in the country or delivered thanks to our network of florist partners. Here are some ways to celebrate and decorate for all the special days in October.

Let’s start with the Boss. We have a whole selection and gift guide that highlights the best gifts for men. If you have a female boss, many of these items still work, too! That’s because the gift guide features gorgeous orchid plants, gift baskets, plants and more that are sure to show any boss that you appreciate their guidance and trust in you.

Next is the Sweetest Day. You could opt for chocolates or a gourmet gift basket. Or, you could get something spectacular from our online Long Beach bakery partner who creates every item fresh on a daily basis. Their selections include cookies, macaroons, tarts, pies, brownies and more. These are for local Long Beach delivery only though!

Then, there is your Mother-in-Law. Flowers are a great way to show your love and there are all types of arrangements to choose from. For example, Peachy includes dahlias, gerbera daisies, green ball dianthus, and many other blooms and greenery accents. Fountainbleau is absolutely stunning. This garden style design has an abundance of roses, orchids, calla lilies, hydrangea, and greenery.  

Finally, there is Halloween. Bam Boo Boo features orange lilies, bamboo, hypericum, millet, coxcomb, and green cymbidium orchids. The Trendy Autumn Fresh Bouquet is gorgeous and includes a mix of fall flowers and green hydrangea for a truly unique floral display. Be sure to come into our Long Beach flower shop to see more of our Halloween flower arrangements, fall gifts, and gift ideas for all of these special October days.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Long Beach

Here, in Long Beach, we are very busy participating in local community events that bring awareness to breast cancer. Each October, the month is devoted to this horrible disease so that a cure may be found and we don’t have to lose loved ones and treasured members of our local Long Beach area.

If you are looking for a way to get involved, there are many events, fundraisers, and campaigns planned throughout October to join in on. This includes various races and local charity events. Be sure to check online for more information on various events so you can get involved.

We are also preparing many pink flower arrangements, centerpieces, and bouquets for Long Beach breast cancer awareness events as well as for people who are planning on sending the flowers to loved ones who have won or are currently fighting breast cancer.

To raise awareness or send your love during breast cancer awareness month, here are some pink flower ideas for you:

12 PINK ROSE ARRANGEMENT

You can select from 12, 18, and 24 long-stem roses in many choices of pink in a choice of vases and greenery.

13 PINK ROSES IN A BOUQUET

Another option is to select these 13 bright pink roses that come wrapped in plastic with greenery and baby’s breath.

ROSE BLUSH

This gorgeous floral display contains dozens of rosebuds in various pink hues in a glass vase. 

PINK SONNET

This sweet flower arrangement is a harmonious blend of pink flowers, including stargazer lilies, mini carnations, roses, and spray roses. You’ll also find white daisy poms and seasonal greenery in a clear ginger jar vase that has been wrapped with a pink bow.

PINKWATER

This flower arrangement has a white hydrangea base that is topped with a pink starfighter and pink rose. The flowers are arranged in a clear cylinder vase that has pink decor wire and pink acrylic rocks.

A PINK DISPLAY

This is a large floor arrangement that features pink and white carnations as well as ferns and fillers. It’s ideal for a remembrance ceremony for someone who lost their battle with breast cancer. 

CLUSTERS OF ROSES BOUQUET

This stunning flower arrangement also makes a great centerpiece for a breast cancer awareness event. It features pink and champagne roses, pink lisianthus, green hypericum and more. The stems are wrapped with pink ribbon.

CELEBRATIONS OF LOVE

This is also a breathtaking remembrance flower arrangement. It comes in a pedestal vase and features pink roses, lisianthus, peonies, lilies, alstroemeria, hydrangea and more.

 

 

Celebrating Good Neighbor Day in Long Beach

Your local neighbors in Long Beach are often who you turn to when you need a watchful eye on your home while you are away or help with pets, kids, or the mail. Or, it may be that you are new to the area and have yet to meet your neighbors. Maybe you’ve noticed someone is new on your block.

September 28th is the perfect day to do something about any and all of these. That’s because it’s National Good Neighbor Day. President Jimmy Carter made it a national holiday way back in 1978 as a way to always maintain that community spirit. It’s because neighborhoods had strength, unity, and security to our country. They keep us together in times of trouble. 

Just think about the recent national disasters with the hurricanes. It’s neighbors helping neighbors. And, we can’t ever forget that.

Whether you send a handwritten note, tell them in person, or send a sweet gift, National Good Neighbor Day is the best time to start focusing on the benefits of having neighbors.

We’ve got some great gift ideas that you can order in our Long Beach flower shop or through our website:

CALI SUN

This stunning flower arrangement offers a cheerful message for your neighbors. It features yellow roses, green hydrangeas, and a locally grown succulent along with numerous accent flowers.

EARTH AND WIND

This compact glass cube flower arrangement offers a unique blend of colors and textures. There are hydrangea, sunflowers, spray roses, succulents, curly willow, and bear grass as well as seashells and rocks.

LIMONADA

This eye-catching arrangement is a yellow delight. It showcases yellow flowers like gerbera daisies, roses, tiger lilies, and solidago. These are arranged in a clear glass cube that has been lined with fresh-cut lemons and curly willow.

ATLANTIC GARDENS

This beautiful combination basket includes fresh flowers and plants many of which will last for years to come if your neighbor has a green thumb.

JUST LIKE HOME COOKIE ASSORTMENT

Besides flowers, we have some other great gifts for Good Neighbor Day. These cookies come from a local Long Beach bakery that we partner with who makes these delicious treats on a daily basis. This assortment includes favorites like chocolate chip, oatmeal with raisins, peanut butter, and coconut macaroons.

SWEETS AND SNACKS TRAY

Also from our bakery partner, this delightful gift has cinnamon twists, palmiers, cinnamon palmiers, raspberry almond bars, coconut-chocolate chip-walnut bars, and guava cream cheese bars.

CUBE CYMBIDIUM ORCHID

This exotic arrangement comes in a cube vase and offers cymbidium orchids, curly willow, moss, and river rocks.

6-INCH DIEFFENBACHIA PLANT

We also have a number of green plants that also make nice gifts like this easy-to-maintain plant that comes in a ceramic pot.

Order today to celebrate your neighbors and thank them for all that they do for you and the neighborhood. Or, it’s a great way to welcome someone new into the area!

Fall is in the Air in Long Beach

Fall kicks off on Friday, September 22nd. Another summer comes to a close and, while we will miss the warmer weather, it’s pretty nice to have the cooler weather, too.

It also means the arrival of some of our favorite holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Plus, it means that Christmas isn’t too far away either! 

We’ve been getting ready the last few weeks for the fall season here at our Long Beach flower shop by filling our coolers with fall flowers and creating new fall bouquets, fall centerpieces, and fall flower arrangements.

Now, we are ready to share our fall flower collection with you through our website and our Long Beach florist location.

Here are some of the highlights to give you an idea of how you can give fall flowers as gifts as well as use it as decor for your home, office, or upcoming event like a fall wedding. These are some of our personal favorites from the fall flower collection:

TUSCAN SUN

This fiery and bold flower arrangement delivers sunflowers, mums, and orange accent flowers. It is reminiscent of a Tuscan afternoon.

WINDS OF FALL

This sublime flower arrangement includes hydrangea, cream roses, orange gerberas, hypericum, and seeded eucalyptus in a clear glass bunch vase.

EARTH AND WIND

This fall glass cube arrangement showcases hydrangea, sunflowers, spray roses, succulents, curly willow, and bear grass. The cube also features seashells and rocks.

FASHIONABLY FALL

This spicy flower arrangement is full of bright colors. There are yellow flowers like roses, tiger lilies, and solidago. It also features red alstroemeria, purple spider mums, and greenery. Everything is arranged in a glass ginger jar that is tied with a yellow ribbon.

FIELDS OF FALL

This compact arrangement offers a wealth of fall flowers and vase that has been tied with a raffia bow.

CALICO AUTUMN

This fall flower bouquet has purple and green hydrangea, red roses, and red berry accents.

Right now is a good time to order because many items from our fall collection are now on sale while supplies last. It’s our way of thanking our loyal customers and providing the extra value that is the hallmark of our florist business.

Also, our Long Beach flower shop also has many fall gift items as well so drop in and check out some of our great selection!

Allen’s Flower Market Voted Best Florist 2017

Allen’s Flower Market has been voted “Best Florist in Long Beach California” for a 6th consecutive year. The votes were tabulated by the BeachComber News, which conducts annual reader voting for all types of companies in the greater metro area. To read more about all the winners, you can visit https://beachcomber.news/content/best-long-beach-winners-2.

National Grandparents’ Day is September 10th

It’s that time of year again to stop and reflect on just how much your grandparents mean to you. They are special members of the family that are often lonely and could use a little extra attention. This is a great time to take them out for a meal, call them, or send them some flowers with your love.

Here are some of our most popular flower arrangements that your grandparents are sure to love whether they live here in the Long Beach area or they are across the country:

ROSES AND CALLAS

This fresh-cut flower arrangement features premium flowers like roses and calla lilies. You can choose various styles of glass vases.

POLKA DOTS AND POSIES

This adorable flower arrangement includes dark pink roses and spray roses as well as white daisy and button poms in a pink cube vase. It also includes a polka dot ribbon around the cube.

24 RED ROSES ARRANGED IN A VASE

Your grandparents will receive two-dozen premium red roses in a vase. The arrangement also includes seasonal greenery and fillers.

BEDAZZLED

This stunning flower arrangement includes numerous types of premium flowers in a dazzling array of colors. There are roses, tulips, peonies, gerbera daisies, calla lilies, hydrangea and more, depending on flower availability.

LUSCIOUS LILLIES

This is a simple, yet sophisticated, flower arrangement that features lilies and greenery in a vase that has been tied with a bow to match the lily color.

KEW GARDENS

This is a European garden inspired flower arrangement. It offers peonies, gerbera daisies, tulips, roses, hydrangea, statice, blueplurum, oncydium orchids, and curly willow in a vase of your choice.

YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE

This is a garden bouquet in a basket. It contains delphinium, daisies, spray roses and stock in an array of colors. 

PINK PASSION

If your grandparents are fans of pink, then this is the flower arrangement for them. Various shades of pink are displayed in the snapdragons, gerbera daisies, mini carnations, roses, and stargazer lilies featured in this arrangement. The flowers come in a glass urn style vase.

On Sale and On Order

The good news is that many of these flower arrangements are also now on sale!

Remember that we can deliver throughout the United States. We also do local deliveries throughout Long Beach seven days a week so your grandparents can get their flowers on Sunday if there is delivery availability.